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] >> great state of ohio. >> midwest. >> wisconsin. >> kansas. [inaudible] >> spent 30 years in texas -- >> the star telegram. >> covered aviation and energy. >> i tell you. kind of a little off the subject but really not. medical technology and what's happened in texas in the last decade in particular, has been just really fascinating. when you talk about our state's economy, back in the '80s, '84, right before we dropped off the cliff and went into a rather substantial and relatively lengthy recession, gas in texas was 14.7% of our goes state product, and today it's less than 7%. about 6.5%. the gross state product, and it's grown, but that gives you an idea of the total diversification of the texas economy over the course of the last 25 years. in the last decade in particular. we announced a new applied cancer science institute at md anderson a week ago last monday. it was basically a pickup and move out of harvard to md anderson. so, -- we're seeing some just great work. it's really early, but one of our intentions is to try to make texas the adult stem cell center of the country,
outspoken effort in my behalf. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> the des moines register met with texas governor rick perry tonight. the editorial staff questioned the presidential county about campaign added and the roll of religion in politics. the newspaper plans to endorse one of the republican candidates two weeks before the iowa caucuses on january 3 inside. this is everover an hour. [inaudible] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> it's a pleasure having you here, sir. >> where did you grow up? >> wisconsin. >> yeah? >> iowa. >> iowa. >> iowa. [inaudible conversations] >> great state of ohio. >> midwest. >> wisconsin. >> kansas. [inaudible] >> spent 30 years in texas -- >> the star telegram. >> covered aviation and energy. >> i tell you. kind of a little off the subject but really not. medical technology and what's happened in texas in the last decade in particular, has been just really fascinating. when you talk about our state's economy, back in the '80s, '84, right before we dropped off the cliff and went into a rather substantial an
problems, drugs, violence on the texas-mexico border, the need for education. he has controversial things like putting on a gasoline tax. all of these issues, his legacy really invigorates our current debate. >> for many americans outside of texas, 1992 was perhaps their introduction to ross perot. he had been on the national stage for a while. in the late 1980's, he began speaking out about these issues that he was concerned about. we looked in our video library and our first coverage of ross perot was in 1987. here he is speaking before the american bankers association that year. >> let's look at where we are and take the rose colored glasses off. all of these people saying the fundamentals are sound, i think we have had enough doctor feelgood. i think we are all grown. i think we are tough enough to take bad news. i think it is time to look at the facts. we have a $3 trillion debt by 1988. our debt is being funded by foreign nations at this point. the greatest nation in the history of man does not have the will to past -- we continue to bridget to pass a national budget. we continue to
the blaze but not before the house of worship was totally destroyed. >>> a would weather front in texas produced the first snowfall as well as treacherous driving conditions in some past of the states. it caused several roleovers an smashups. the weather conditions led to several school shutdowns and power outages. cold weather isn't stopping the flow of traffic to one texas woman's home. judy klein has collected nearly 3,000 nativity scenes over a decade. tourists have even stopped by to get a peek at the holiday-themed souvenirs from all over the world. her collection is so vast, her husband had to build a separate house for them. >>> right or wrong, nebraska pet owners are adding color to their holiday celebrations. >> it's wrong. >> no, that's right. you're looking at it. these dogs have been taken to a spat that specializes in full body coloring of animals with pet-safe dyes or the lesser extensive stencils. that poor little guy. bill has your national weather. >> you said right or wrong. >> and you say wrong. >> we don't need polling for that. if the owners would do it themselves
, and he will crisscross the state visiting 44 towns in report fashion, the go of the fine state of texas, rick perry, joining us. the debates and you, early going, not a great combination but you are feeling better now. >>guest: yeah, i say let's do a bunch more, i'll come early. >>neil: you made fun of yourself, are you more comfortable. >>guest: i am, look when you make mistakes no one is perfect and we have a great debater in the white house. that is not working real well for us, so i'm a doer, and i have an ad on here in iowa talking about i'm not a talker but a doer talking about a million jobs we created in the state of texas and keeping our taxes low and our regulatory climate fair and predictable and we the 13th largest economy in the world if we were stand alobby entity and the reason i called for. congress has to be up there all the time. no, they don't in our state we work for 140 days every other year, we have a balanced budget amendment and our legislators have real jobs living with the citizens they represent, and --. >>neil: how were more part time could congress be? >>gue
list with members of congress talking about cameras in the court. >> texas governor rick perry met with the "des moines register" editorial board at their offices in iowa on friday. the "register" has invited all of the major presidential candidates to meet with their editorial board and writers covering the race. the newspaper plans to make an endorsement in the republican presidential race on december 18, two weeks before the iowa caucuses on january 3. this is a little over an hour. >> so where did you grow up? >> new york. >> i don't hear that a lot in iowa. >> no, not too often. >> hi, governor, john carlson. >> hi, john, how are you? >> this is chris. >> chris, nice to meet you. >> this is the man who's going to do all the work. >> it's a pleasure having you here, sir. >> thank you. where did you grow up? >> wisconsin. >> yeah? >> iowa. >> iowa. >> iowa. >> iowa, iowa. >> india. >> the great state of ohio. >> so american pretty much all the way. >> carol's wisconsin and i'm kansas. >> thanks to one of our business writers. he's done 30 years writing for the houston paper, sta
plants in the states of kansas, oklahoma, and texas. so a major part of the country will be affected by this. known as utility market h utilil force 1,100 of our factories to retrofit or close their doors. the closure of u.s. coal-fired power plants will accelerate during the next ten years because of this utility rule. the e.p.a.'s expected announcement on the utility rule comes just after this issued another rule that will cost an additional thousands of american jobs because start january 1, the e.p.a. will begin requiring utilities to reduce power plant emissions that may cause air quality complications in neighboring states. that regulation, called the cross-state air regulation rule, or caspar, will require plants to install costly technologies in exchange for minimal environmental gains. the combined economic impact of the two regulations that i've just mentioned -- the combined economic impact of that is alarming. the indiana energy association estimates that the cost of these rulers will be between $6.5 billion and $7.3 billion just in my hone stat own state of india. and wh
of people. this was after a football game in texas. you see the effort going on there to try to stop this runaway cart. they finally did. questions this morning about why it was going on its own in the first place. >>> also, many of you need to be prepping for a major winter storm that's expected to drop up to 15 inches of snow. our reynolds wolf is all over this. he'll be along in a moment. >>> it started as shock and awe nearly nine years ago. it's ended with sand and dust on a desert highway headed into kuwait. the last convoy of u.s. troops has left iraq. watch. [ horn ] >> a much different scene from the shock and awe that we saw of nine years ago almost. the pictures from overnight, cover of darkness going through the middle of the desert. about 500 u.s. service members from ft. hood, texas, traveling. about 110 military vehicles made a five-hour nighttime trip from camp adder into kuwait. the route was cleared of any roadside bombs by the first elements of the convoy. navy, air force, and marine aircraft covered the pull-out from above. at the border crossing, cnn caught up wi
from that map of iowa, ron paul. he says he'll ring in the new year at home in texas. >>> two fresh faces you will see in iowa, cnn's political editor paul steinhauser and political director mark preston. they are both out at our forward operating base in des moines. paul, it's down to the last few hours there. good to see you with that beautiful backdrop behind you. break it down for me, what is the logic behind the two front-runner strategies, is ron paul heading back to texas this weekend? mitt romney not leading after spending a whole lot of time in iowa in the first place. >> good question. that's surprising to people. there's the state capital behind me. let's start with romney. he was right here yesterday, spent about 24 hours in new hampshire. new hampshire is an important state for him. doing quite well in the polls. when he left yesterday he left campaign keys to his bus in good hands. chris christie, new jersey governor, big surrogate for romney and his wife ann. he's coming right back here. the romney campaign felt we can escape for 12 to 24 hours. we've got top surrogat
today. he's back in texas. and he's going to be spending new year's eve and new year's day with his wife. campaign says ron paul will be right back here monday morning and he will be campaign, his son, senator rand paul of kentucky. one thing about this, it is odd. why wait just two or three days before the caucuses? but you know, you've seen these, e.d. ron paul's supporters here. >> thanks so much for joining us. >>> later this hour, i'll break down the iowa caucuses. be sure to join us. and do you want to hear the candidates? sound bites you can get anywhere. you can flip the channels, get them any place. however, if you really want to hear their positions, how they think, what they've got to say in total, join cnn chief political correspondent candy crowley. she is live in iowa and her show is going to be called the contenders 2012. it comes your way at 2:00 eastern. if you're interested in the political process, this is something you really shouldn't miss. >>> tomorrow night, join anderson cooper at the last minute push for iowa vote. it's countdown to iowa, the final 48 hours. chec
gingrich, texas governor rick perry, and minnesota representative michele bachmann. the event took place in washington, d.c.. [applause] >> first of all, it is good to be back with a lot of friends. we are delighted to be here. my daughter and her husband are here. three have so many friends in this audience. -- we have so many friends in here. he said we needed fundamental change. how many of you would agree that we are far enough off the track that we need fundamental change? [applause] how many of you would agree that even if we win the election that the forces that brought this to the mess we are in will fight every day to stop us from the changes over the course of the next four years? i happen to think both of those are true. i think this election is the most important collection since 1860. that is the primary reason i am running. i think we will be a definitive choice. i believe if president obama is elected, eight years will make the country dramatically more difficult and have dramatically different problems. it is a difficult deciding point. are we in favor of radicalism? are
positive ads. >> sean: coming up next, texas congressman ron paul will lay out his plan for winning in iowa. that and much more coming up straight ahead. >> congressman ron paul has some of the most vocal and loyal support orts campaign trail, including those in the great state of iowa. say sat down with the congressman, following a debate in the hawkeye state. >> let's take a look at this. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> sean: thanks for being with us. >> i notice, you never gave a full answer to the question: will you promise if you don't win this nomination -- and you are doing very well here in iowa -- that you will support the republican nominee and not run third party? >> i will give the same answer i have given about 39 times now. i have no intention of doing that. i plan to do my very best and see what happens in the next two months. i upon not making-- >>> i don't want to push you too hard, but that leaves the door open. so you are leaving the door open? >> i don't like absolutes. i don't like to say i will absolutely never do such and such. >> sean: you will absolutely wan
, the court will rule on the president's health care law, congressional redistricting, at least in texas which would impact who controls congress and now the arizona law. a challenge to california's same-sex marriage ban still waits in the wings. >>> we may debate whether this is an activist court. it's certainly an active court. >>> former vice president dick cheney is stopping short of jumping on the gingrich bandwagon but told cnn he's not surprised his former colleague in the house has managed to fight his way to the top. >> we came to congress together at the same time. '78. and when newt showed up, he said, we can become the majority. we can take back the house of representatives. we hadn't had the house since the 1940s. and initially none of us believed it. but he was persistent and tenacious. he kept it up and kept tup and kept it up and finally by '94, he's the newly elected speaker of the house of representatives with a republican majority. so i wouldn't underestimate him. >> former pennsylvania congressman bob walker is a gingrich adviser. he served as deputy whip while gingrich was
in the middle of a football field after a game. this was happening at cowboy stadium in texas. you see they finally get it stopped but a couple of people had to go to the hospital. >>> also, many of you are getting ready for the holidays, getting ready to travel somewhere. some of you need to be getting ready for snow. a major winter storm expected to drop more than a foot of snow in a number of places. reynolds wolf will have the very latest on what you need to know. >>> you'll remember it started with shock and awe for america's long military involvement in iraq is now over. the last convoy left iraq and arrived in kuwait overnight. cnn was at the border crossing for this historic moment. >> it's been in planning for more than a year now. tremendous amount of coordination and synchronization every day but the amount of bases we've closed, redeployed equipment, brought all these troops out, it is quite a accomplishment. >> it is a feeling of elation. it really is. to see what we've accomplished in the last 8 1/2 years and to be part of the last movement out of iraq, hard to put words
problem. the house bill would force the approval of the keystone pipeline from canada to texas. it's a construction project which the president has effectively the put on hold past the election because because of objections by environmentalists by sending it back for further review. and the president has said that he would reject a bill with the pipeline provision in it. reject means veto if it passed and came to him. >> yeah. it's certainly a very contentious project, obviously. you have jobs energy the environment all wrapped up in that project. bill, what are the chances that a deal gets done between president and the congress before they're supposed to go on break this week? >> probably not by the week's end. the leadership in both houses has told members that they are likely to be in session this weekend. the senate will probably vote on the bill which the house is expected to pass today just to show that it can't pass the senate with the pipeline provision in it. then sometime later this week or this weekend, two houses will get down to figuring out how
and wearing green pajamas and poka dots. take a look at this from the stadium in dallas, texas, a run away cart, oh, my gosh, plows over a bunch of people after a championship game. one man taken to the hospital with a leg injury and another was hurt, but not seriously. someone finally jumped on the electric cart and stopped it. those are your headlines. >> hate when that happens. >> check with rick reichmuth. i felt he was controlling with it his aye phone. >> that's scary. >> another dry day across the east, the coldest all winter, bundle up as you're heading out this morning. blizzard watches pushing for parts of the plains, that's for, i'll show you that and some severe weather threats across texas as well. and the setup today, not looking that bad. yesterday was pretty calm and a little snow across the great lakes and we'll see that again. and the counter clock wise disturbance about to change everything. a lot of people possibly travelling this week for christmas. the setup on the radar, not looking like frp right now. but throughout the day today. in across arizona and new mexico an
, no exception. see you tomorrow. gregg: texas governor rick perry suing to get on virginia's premarry ballot. the republican presidential candidate saying his exclusion from that contest actually robs the voters of the state for a chance to vote for their candidate of choice. good morning, everyone of the i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer here in "america's newsroom.". >> i'm uma for martha maccallum gregg: for more own perry's efforts to overturn the decision. all eyes seem to be on iowa except rick perry's eyes focuses for the east coast. >> reporter: that's true, gregg. all the candidates crisscrossing the state of iowa in the homestretch for the iowa caucuses less than a week away now. look at the graphic which pinpoints the dizzying array of candidate stops in iowa. one candidate, texas governor rick perry of texas, turned his sights on the commonwealth of virginia where he and newt gingrich and three other candidates were excluded from the ballot because they did not get get the necessary 10,000 signatures to qualify. while newt gingrich likened it toe the pearl harbor attack, rick
by the company he keeps. and there is no finer example than the first lady of texas, anita perry. she is a native of a small town, a professional nurse, has been so for 17 years and just about the best asset that the governor has. so i hand it over to the first lady of texas. anita perry. >> thank you. good morning, everybody. thank you, ruth. great to be in fort dodge, iowa, where i understand i can get a great cup of coffee at bloomers. so thank you. thank you all for joining us today. we're so excited to be here. we've had a great trip. we're going to finish strong in iowa. i want to tell you a little bit about a man i've known since i was years old. we dated for 16 years, we've been married for 29. we have our children with us today and i just want to say that there's not a lot about rick perry that i don't know. it's new year's eve. my new year's resolution is going to be i'm going to do everything i can to help get a true leader, a conservative leader elected to the presidency of the united states. [applause] he volunteered for the air force after he graduated from texas a&m. i'm so proud
and texas. who would think that would be where we're dealing with a christmas snowstorm but it is. we had reports up to 12 inches of snow. we have winner storm warnings there. around another six to eight inches of snow falling across some spots. interstate 25, i-10 through texas. snow i-20 in midland. maybe you will see a white christmas. hard to imagine there. here is where the snow is across the country. all the action is across parts of the west. pacific northwest and through the rockies where you expect to see that we'll see a bit of a white christmas in oklahoma, texas and in towards kansas. look at fargo, north dakota, nothing. indianapolis, nothing. last year all the floods in the spring will not happen this year because we don't have the snow back. even the northeast not looking at white christmas for almost everybody. that means you will get home for christmas. that is the good part. jon: that is the good news. i will take a holiday without a lot of travel nightmares. rick, thank you. jenna: knock on wood. you don't want to jinx us now. jon: i'm knocking. can you hear me? jenna:
approval for work on a controversial oil pipeline to carry oil from canada to texas. >>> in a letter released this morning, newt gingerich will pledge to run a clean campaign and stay away from personal attacks telling supporters and staff, quote, it is critical the republican nominee emerge from this primary season unblooded so he or she can make the case against president obama from a position of strength. but it was a different story on monday when he and mitt romney squabbled over money they've made outside of politics. >> reporter: mitt romney and newt gingerich got personal monday while campaigning in new hampshire. the top contenders for the republican presidential nomination challenged each other to return millions made outside of politics. romney first called on gingerich to give back the an estimate dollars $1.6 million that he made to provide advice to freddie mac. that drew a quick response from gingerich. if governor romney would like to give back all the money he's earned from bankrupting companies and laying off employees, i'll be glad to listen to him. and i'll bet yo
and that is bringing heavy rain in portions of ohio valleys, mississippi valley into parts of texas. good news for texas, not good news for these areas because they have received a lot of rain in the month of november. now, we are talking about 3-6 inches, locally, up to 8 inches possible. that is bringing big time concerns as far as flooding goes. flood watches and some warnings already going up for areas that are starting to see some of that flooding. here is a look at the cold front bringing rain in western parts of ohio and kentucky and tennessee and portions of texas. again this is good news for texas because they are still in that drought. oklahoma, good to see some moisture being brought into that state. as far as snow goes in the rockies, we are talking about more snow over the next 48 hours at times over a foot of it especially along some of the higher elevations. it will be cold enough for some of the snow to make it down into the valleys. this will be posing treacherous traveling conditions for these areas especially monday morning. tomorrow's temperatures, it will be cold one out t
of rainfall to july where the year-long drought in texas hit its worst month. on top of it, parched landscape. wildfires. over 4 million acres burned. $50 billion worth of losses in terms of agriculture. in august, we shifted gears to the hurricane. hurricane irene, record flooding across the northeast, eastern seaboard. killed 43. billions of dollars in damages. october, it was snow time again. the target was mainly in the northeast. killed 13 people. left 1.6 million without power. many people in connecticut, you remember this, without power for weeks, almost a month in locations. it was basically weather taking people back to the stone age. >> taking them back to their parents' house. i know a lot of folk whose moved out because they didn't have power for weeks. >> rendered helpless because of the elements, in this day and age, all of this technology, still at the mercy of mother nature. >> tempting to move back home. mom does your laundry. >> some good things. >> that's about it. why do you think 2011 was so bad? just coincidence? the trifecta of conditions, was there something else? >> f
candidate on the trail today, texas governor rick perry. we thought he was the front-runner when he jumped into the race back in august. but after slip-ups in the debate, he's seen his numbers drop. he will be across the state today trying to make those final pitches. michele bachmann is going on be campaigning today, the congresswoman from neighboring minnesota. e.d. >> you mentioned a lot of people. two candidates apparently have not made appearances so far in iowa today. who is that? >> yeah. you know what? they're actually the front-runners in iowa according to the latest polls. starting with mitt romney, where was he this morning in last nigh? new hampshire. new hampshire goes second in the primary caucus calendar. he was in hampton this morning reaching out to voters. he's coming back here later today to see the caucuses. while he was gone, he had two high profile surrogates stumping for him here in iowa. his wife and a guy called chris christie. with the other person who is not here and is not here at all this weekend is ron paul, congressman from texas. he's back home. he's going t
. seven people found shot to death in an apartment in grapevine, texas. police say it appears all the victims were related. police say all were shot while in the process of opening christmas gifts, or they just finished doing so. the suspect shooter is one of the seven fatalities. >>> a global think tank targeted in the u.s. was hacked. in a posting, says it stole confidential credit list. among the list of clients, bank of america, lockheed martin and the defense department. >>> thousands poured into st. peter's square to hear the pope's christmas message starting off with the unveiling of a larger than life nativity scene. he prayed for the end of violence in syria and comfort in the philippines. >>> back in action on christmas day. the dallas mavericks raising their championship banner then falling to lebron james and the miami heat 105-94. the king leading the way with 37 points. back in los angeles, kobe bryant and the lakers squared off gu s against the bulls. the bulls won that game 88-87. and carmelo anthony leading new york to a 106-104 victory. knicks winning. how than.
site of the university of north texas. brand new video out of portland, oregon, police arresting nearly two dozen occupy protesters, and refused to take down tents and after it was cleared hundreds took to the streets and one of them setting up a tent on top of a two story building. president obama channels teddy roosevelt. he's go to talk to the public on a county campus the same city where roosevelt delivered a speech more than a hundred years ago, calling for a new nationalism. the current president is expected to make the class and the middle class is facing a make or break moment. imagine driving home and seeing this, a small plane making an emergency landing in the middle of the highway. it happened late last night in jacksonville, florida. the plane reportedly on the way from orlando, when the engine started to fail. fortunately, no one was hurt. those are your headlines. >> clayton: that would be a weird sight. >> dave: absolutely. all right. let's get you reich-- rick, rick some snow in my hometown, huh? a snowy colorado this weekend? >> a snowy colorado this year, a lot of sno
belonging to the clients of a texas security think tank are now in the hands of the hacking movement known as anonymous. one hacker saying the goal is to pilfer funds to give away for christmas donations. >>> all right. this just in to msnbc, the obama administration is considering whether to allow yemen's president into the u.s. for treatment. he was hurt in a june attack on his compound. he said he was leaving for the u.s. in order to help calm tensions in his country following a fresh wave of violence. he did not say it was for medical treatment. we'll be watching that story and keep you posted right here on msnbc. >>> a fatal suicide bombing is rocking officials this morning. just hours ago, officials say seven people were killed in that blast including five policemen, 32 people also wounded. the attack follows a rash of bombings last week that killed 70 people in a single day. meanwhile, vice president biden has been in constant phone contact with sunni and shiite leaders urging them to peacefully resolve the outbreak of violence. joined now by msnbc military analyst colonel jack jaco
are familiar with the lean 6 sigma stuff. candidates have invited people to sign onto those pledges. a texas consultant. newt gingrich has been highlighting this. did you sign the pledge as well? >> yes, it is called a strong america now. >> i think the only person that has not is mitt romney. yesterday, on this station, we were talking with mitt romney. he said he did not know what it was. is that even remotely possible, as far as you are concerned? >> i do not know. i cannot go into his thoughts. >> he has been asked over and over to sign this. >> i know that our campaign was asked and we were happy to do it. i signed it in cedar rapids. i am a private businesswoman. i know, in my own company, if we did not continually change, continually improve, we would be out of business. that is the essence of this pledge. >> can that be applied to the federal government? >> as president of the united states, i intend to. without exception, we all recognize the federal government is bloated beyond any possible recognition. it has got to come down in size. when you have a government that spends $3.70 t
cities but if you live anywhere across the texas-oklahoma panhandle or parts of new mexico, northeastern new mexico, into colorado, that's where we're going to start to see very heavy snow and conditions going downhill overnight tonight, temperatures will go below freezing and in some cases, the wind chills will be downright dangerous. so ahead of the sun, that's where we're seeing the rain. you can see the bull's eye as i was saying across southeast colorado, northeast new mexico, into the panhandle of texas and objection, that's the bull's eye where we could see in excess of 18 inches of snow and blizzard conditions. like at -- look at this gust of 50 miles an hour. people are told to stay indoors the next 24 hours. up to 18 inches of snow and across the areas shaded in red, that's where we have blizzard warnings in effect. look at the wind gusts as we go through the evening, monday at 6:00 p.m., that's where we're going to see the wind gusts pick up in earnest, over 50 miles per hour as mentioned and then overnight tonight and into tuesday, it's going to start to settle down. so fairl
travel out there. christmas eve, believe it or not, west texas has a chance of getting christmas eve snow. there's a slight chance in dallas-ft. worth, santa may see snow flakes. don't expect it to cover the ground. by the time we get to christmas day, rain down there in louisiana, mississippi. that's about it. it doesn't feel like christmas with the weather. >> thank you. >> we joke with you a lot throughout the entire year. in the spirit of christmas, can i say this? get the hell out of my house. it's time for sports! >> could you find willie? call me. >> their first win of the season, the colts hosted the champions, houston texas in indianapolis. the texans upset. we move to the fourth quarter. houston up by one. batted in the air. bounces off the colts defense. the texans jones comes up with it for a first down. replay shows the ricochet. look at that. unbelievable. >> yes. >> houston takes a four-point lead. the colts on the final march down with 24 seconds left on the clock. well, reggie wayne gets the one-yard touchdown pass. the game winning score. the colts fans go wild. houston
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